cromolyn sodium (ophthalmic) (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Crolom, Opticrom)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Crolom, Opticrom)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of this medication is not expected to produce serious side effects.
What should I avoid while using cromolyn sodium ophthalmic (Crolom, Opticrom)?
Do not wear contact lenses while using this medication, or when you have allergy symptoms affecting your eyes.
During treatment with cromolyn sodium ophthalmic, avoid using any other eye medications that your doctor has not prescribed.
What other drugs will affect cromolyn sodium ophthalmic (Crolom, Opticrom)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on cromolyn sodium used in the eyes. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about cromolyn sodium ophthalmic.
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